Compare LGBT Rights in Sri Lanka

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Public Opinion
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
6% Good place
30% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1885
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1885
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2010
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2014
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2017
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
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